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Physics (B.S.) Jump to Astrophysics (B.S.)

Download PDF of the B.S. in Physics 4-year plan.

Year One
Fall Courses Hours   Spring Courses Hours
PHYS 1990 1   PHYS 1311/1311L (Area VI) 4
MATH 2250 (Area VI) 4   MATH 2260 (Area VI) 4
ENGL 1101 (Area I) 1   PHYS 2001 1
Humanities/Arts (Area IV) 3   ENGL 1102 (Area I) 3
Social Science (Area V) 3   Life Science (Area II) 3
FYOS 1001 1      
Total 15   Total 15
Year Two
Fall Courses Hours   Spring Courses Hours
PHYS 1312/1312L (Area VI) 4   PHYS 3700 3
MATH 2270 (Area VI) 4   PHYS 3900 3
CHEM 1211/1211L (Area II)  4   MATH 2700 3
World Languages/Culture (Area IV) 3   World Languages/Culture (Area IV) 3
      Social Science (Area V) 3
Total 15   Total 15
Year Three
Fall Courses Hours   Spring Courses Hours
PHYS 4101 3   PHYS 3320/3320L 3
PHYS 4201 3   PHYS 4701 3
PHYS 3330/3330L 3   Major Elective1 3
ENGR 3101 1   General Electives 5
World Languages/Culture (Area IV) 3      
General Elective 3      
Total 16   Total 14
Year Four
Fall Courses Hours   Spring Courses Hours
Major Elective1 3   PHYS 4300 3
Social Science (Area V) 3   General Electives 12
General Electives 9      
         
Total 15   Total

15

Total Hours Over 4-Year Academic Period: 120
(this total does not include the 1-hour P.E. requirement)

1Major Electives

Choose one elective from the following:
PHYS 4102, PHYS 4202, PHYS 4702
(students interested in graduate work should plan to take all three courses)

Astrophysics (B.S.)

Download PDF of the B.S. in Astrophysics 4-year plan.

Year One
Fall Courses Hours   Spring Courses Hours
ENGL 1101 (Area I) 3   ENG 1102 (Area I) 3
MATH 2250 (Area I) 4   MATH 2260 (Area VI) 4
ASTR 1110 (Area VI) 3   ASTR 1120 (Area VI) 3
Social Science (Area V) 3   ASTR 2030L (Area VI) 1
FYOS 1001 1   PHYS 1311, PHYS 1311L (Area II) 4
Total 14   Total 15
Year Two
Fall Courses Hours   Spring Courses Hours
MATH 2270 (Area VI) 4   MATH 2270 (Area VI) 3
PHYS 1312/1312L (Area VI) 4   PHYS 3700 3
Life Science (Area II) 3   PHYS 3900 3
World Languages/Culture (Area IV) 3   World Languages/Culture (Area IV) 3
P.E. Requirement 1   Social Science (Area V) 3
Total 15   Total 15
Year Three
Fall Courses Hours   Spring Courses Hours
ASTR 3010 3   ASTR 4010 3
PHYS 4101 3   PHYS 4701 3
PHYS 4201 3   Humanities and the Arts (Area IV) 3
World Languages/Culture (Area IV) 3   General Electives 6
General Elective 3      
Total 15   Total 15
Year Four
Fall Courses Hours   Spring Courses Hours
ASTR 4020 3   ASTR 4030 3
General Electives 12   ASTR 4330 1
      Social Science (Area V) 3
      General Electives 9
Total 15   Total 16

 Total Hours Over 4-Year Academic Period: 120
(this total does not include the 1-hour P.E. requirement)

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